Wednesday, November 20, 2013

MedPage Today: Residency Slots: A Crisis in the Making?

David Pittman, November 7, 2013

Alicia Billington can't help but be more nervous than usual about this coming spring's Match Day.

Last March, Billington, a fourth year MD-PhD candidate at the University of South Florida College of Medicine in Tampa, saw several classmates end up unmatched to any residency program at the end of the excitement-filled day.

The aspiring plastic and reconstructive surgeon doesn't want to be like some other medical school graduates, without a residency -- or in a specialty she doesn't want -- after the dust settles on Match Day 2014.

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